Electrical Project Manager - Switzerland

Job Description

We are recruiting a valuable Electrical Project Manager to work for the next 5+ years on major construction sites in Switzerland for our client: an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor and leading provider of high-value engineering services to a number of ‘blue-chip’ companies.

Role Purpose
As Electrical Project Manager you will be responsible for a number of construction projects. The Project Manager plans, organizes, leads, coordinates and controls all activities concerned with the construction of Electrical (LV, MV & HV) Projects. The Project Manager participates in the conceptual development of an engineering construction project and leads its organization, scheduling and implementation. He/she is the key point of contact with the client and builds and creates strong, assertive and positive relationships. They ensure that the site meets and exceeds environmental, health and safety standards. They ensure a quality focus and quality outcomes so that the Company vision, mission & values are fulfilled. 
  
  
Electrical Project Manager Responsibilities
In conjunction with your project team, you will be responsible for the execution of various stages of a project as follows:
  
Project Start-Up:

  • Arrange and chair handover of the project from the estimating department to the construction team
  • Liaise with OM in the staffing of project
  • Validate project and in doing so develop a business plan, cost control system, cash flow and billable schedules, etc.
  • As Project Manager, you will be tasked with producing procurement plan, drawing/design plan, construction programme, s-curve and histogram
  • Liaise with client and design team on procurement and engineering issues
  • Develop project safety and quality plans
  • Mobilize sub-contractors and labour in accordance with the business plan
  • Mobilise site establishment

  
Project Running Phase:

  • Agree on a training plan for staff and operatives particular to your site in conjunction with the OM
  • Manage your site team in the effective day to day running of site activities
  • Ensure compliance with programme, materials deliveries and engineering, quality and safety issues
  • Attend meetings with Clients
  • Hold weekly progress meetings with sub-contractors and ensure that safety and training are discussed
  • Ensure effective cost and sales control in conjunction with Q.S
  • Advise client in good time of current sales plan
  • Ensure productivity at work face is measured on a weekly basis also maintain project progress control
  • Submit monthly internal reports to the OM

  
Project Completion: 

  • Ensure testing and commissioning is carried out in accordance with the Quality Plan
  • Ensure final design audit (if applicable) is carried out by the EM
  • Complete and certify all ‘life systems’ in good time for handover date
  • Ensure all systems are demonstrated to Client and District Surveyor
  • Handover O&M manual and record drawings
  • Prepare final account with the QS, submit and agree with client in line with the company objective
  • Demobilise site team and establishment in conjunction with the OM
  • Produce a project close-out report and submit to the OM
  • Archive project
  • Maintain contact with the client for warranty period and thereafter when retention monies are collected

  
Other Duties: 

  • Maintain a site/day book
  • Attend and participate in monthly project managers meetings
  • Develop your skills in line with the agreed training plan
  • Put forward idea’s for continuous improvement of the company
  • Maintain contact with your client base
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with the client from project start up to project completion

  
Necessary requirement of the Electrical Project Manager

  • 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering, Building Services Engineering or Strong Trades background.
  • You will ideally possess 10+ years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Experience working on large data centre/Pharmaceutical/Industrial project environments and largescale fast paces office fit outs working under the main contractor
  • Worked as the P.S.C.S. (main contractor)
  • Detailed knowledge of the Project Manager role
  • Detailed knowledge of Engineering
  • Commercial knowledge and understanding
  • Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures
  • Ability to juggle and manage many priorities
  • Ability to plan and programme
  • prioritize and allocate time according to priority
  • Assess relative risk and allocate time according
  • Lead and motivate the team
  • Manage performance: monitor, give feedback and confront issues. Effective communication skills
  • Ability to estimate
  • Using resources at disposal to best effect

If you consider that this role meets your career development requirements, please apply or send your CV to mariana.ulisciuc@antal.com.

 
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